Effective Remote Teaching

May 27, 2020
What a spring! We have worked alongside so many teachers responding and adjusting and revising our remote teaching in an
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What Does Mathematical Discourse Sound Like?

January 9, 2020
Almost like a great song, top-notch mathematical discourse is something you know when you hear. Yet, to cultivate quality, you
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Phenomenal Teaching

December 2, 2019
We are happy to introduce you to Wendy Ward Hoffer’s fifth book, Phenomenal Teaching, forthcoming from Heinemann in 2020. This
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Durango Math Institute

October 23, 2019
“Strong model for metacognition and problem solving in math.” “Great way to encapsulate how to teach math in a very
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Agency = Unstuck

October 2, 2019
How to Get Unstuck. This is one of the most important lessons we can teach in school. Because the truth
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Empowering Problem Solvers

December 20, 2018
Santi had some cookies. His mom baked him 9 more. Now he has 16. How many cookies did Santi have
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Cry for Meaning: Making Sense of Math

November 5, 2018
A literacy teacher shared with me about a recent reading conference with one of her second graders: the little girl
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Math: Why doesn’t yours look like mine?

October 8, 2018
Dear Parents, I know you have been wondering why our math does not look like your math. When you and
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The Importance of ‘Understanding’ in Mathematics

October 27, 2017
Learn More at an Upcoming PEBC Math Institute Advance your math instruction by attending a PEBC institute where you can
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Address the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice within a Math Workshop

February 21, 2017
Wendy Ward Hoffer Encourage students to become “unstuck” by utilizing strategies from the Minds on Math Institute on March 7-8th,
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Classroom Agreements

January 23, 2017
Wendy Ward Hoffer Establish a classroom culture of respect and collaboration with agreements about how you learn together. Build Community
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Four Steps for Getting Unstuck

December 8, 2016
Wendy Ward Hoffer Distinguish Productive Struggle from Despair When we raise the bar and ask learners to rise up with
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Teaching Math for Understanding

October 24, 2016
Wendy Ward Hoffer 793 X 10 = 7,930 793 x 100 = 79,300 793 x 1000 = 793,000 What do
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Effective Vocabulary Instruction in a Few Minutes Per Day

July 6, 2016
Wendy Ward Hoffer Particularly helpful to learners are instructional strategies that take students beyond word-definition memorization to engage them more
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Why Teach Vocabulary in Math?

June 28, 2016
Wendy Ward Hoffer 1,025,109.8 According to the Global Language Monitor, this is how many words are in the English language
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